Archive for October, 2010

Owl’s Lair

After last week’s post about ratings, I found myself at Owl’s Lair on Bizarro day. The easiest route we did, The Bad (a fun and well-protected corner/crack until the top where it becomes an easy and unprotected face climb), was nominally the hardest at 5.8. Meanwhile, some of the supposedly easier routes we did like […]

October 29, 2010   Posted in: Ragged Mountain  No Comments

What’s in a number?

Would a route by any other rating be as hard? I haven’t climbed at Cathole in years, and by years I probably mean 10 of them. There was only one route I could remember having anything to do with and that was Pegasus. I knew it was one of the Connecticut classics and remembered it […]

October 20, 2010   Posted in: Cathole, Connecticut Crags  No Comments